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CHER Institute Webinar Series for 2020/21
What’s so special about the K Award:
Exploring Mentored Career Development Awards





Dr. Willie M. Abel, PhD, RN, FAHA

Assistant Professor,
University of North Carolina at Charlotte,
School of Nursing


Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am PDT (1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT)

The webinar will focus on the NIH K awards.
Learning Objectives - Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will better understand:

  • The purpose and criteria for the different types of K Awards (e.g., K01, K99)
  • What to include in a successful K Award application
  • How the K Award can be beneficial for enhancing your research and career trajectory

Who should register: College or University faculty, particularly new researchers and those at minority-serving institutions, seeking to conduct research related to health equity.

The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Institute is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences ( NIGMS)